Etymology
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Argentina

South American nation, from Latin argentinus "of silver," from PIE root *arg- "to shine; white," hence "silver" as the shining or white metal. It is a Latinized form of (Rio) de la Plata "Silver River," from Spanish plata "silver" (see plate (n.)).

updated on May 25, 2017

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Definitions of Argentina from WordNet

Argentina (n.)
a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America;
Synonyms: Argentine Republic
Argentina (n.)
type genus of the Argentinidae: argentines;
Synonyms: genus Argentina
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

Dictionary entries near Argentina

Areopagus

Ares

arete

*arg-

argent

Argentina

argentine

Argentine

Argive

argle

Argo